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Lonnie Lavern Ackerman
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1948
Hamilton County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 2010
Grand Island
Hall County
Nebraska, USA

Lonnie Lavern Ackerman, 61, of Stromsburg, Nebraska, passed away Thursday (1/21/10), at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. Lonnie was born April 24, 1948 to Herbert and Bessie (Grigsby) Ackerman in Aurora, Neb. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served from 1968 to 1969 with the Second Infantry Division, Honest John Rocket Battalion. Lonnie was employed by United Farmers Coop. He worked in the feed mill and drove a semi. Lonnie enjoyed driving and took pride in his relationship with his customers. He retired February 28, 2006 due to health issues.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita of Stromsburg; seven children, Jared Ackerman of Lincoln, Chris Ackerman of Cedar Rapid, Iowa, Leslie Cole of Belmond, Iowa, Dustin Ackerman of Cedar Rapid, Iowa, Evette Watts of Osceola, Joel Bittner of Loveland, Colo., and Michelle Bittner of Lincoln; nine grandchildren; mother Bessie Brahmsteadt; three sisters, Helen Barnard of Vinton, Iowa, Mary Wolfe of Center Point, Iowa, and Francis Cunningham of Sioux City, Iowa; five brothers, Virgil Ackerman of Benedict, Jerome Ackerman of York, Earl Ackerman of Guttenberg, Iowa, Herbert Jr. Ackerman of Thayer and Clarence Brahmsteadt of Waco; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services 10 a.m. Monday (1/25/10) at Salem Lutheran Church in Stromsburg with Pastor Brenda Pfeifly officiating. Visitation will be Sunday (1/24/10) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Dubas Funeral Home in Stromsburg. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Stromsburg Cemetery with Military Rites by the Stromsburg Legion Post #132. Memorials are suggested to the family in lieu of flowers. Dubas Funeral Home of Stromsburg and Osceola has been entrusted with arrangements.

Family links: 
  Herbert Ackerman (1907 - 1964)
  Bessie Lucille Grigsby Brahmsteadt (1923 - 2011)
  Helen Louise Ackerman Barnard (1946 - ____)*
  Lonnie Lavern Ackerman (1948 - 2010)
  Jerome Robert Ackerman (1952 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Stromsburg Cemetery
Polk County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Morningside C, Lot 29
Created by: Mary Ackerman-Wolfe
Record added: Jan 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83450846
Lonnie Lavern Ackerman
Added by: Mary Ackerman-Wolfe
Lonnie Lavern Ackerman
Added by: Beth Sparrow
Lonnie Lavern Ackerman
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